A Patch To Match

To repair and space of drywall that has been broken you will want sheet rock, a utility knife, quick dry-low dust joint compound, mesh tape for drywall, one inch galvanized drywall screws, a drill, drywall knife and a drywall sanding block. Step one of the repair is to drive nails again down utilizing a nail set (Photo 1). When you have screws, dig the drywall compound from their heads with a utility knife and switch them in tight with a screwdriver. Minimize out the traced square with a drywall knife. Be careful that the screws do not break the paper surface of the drywall. Cover the patch and tape with joint compound, feathering the edges.

A drywall repair toolkit is simple. For small holes, a drywall restore contractor will possible use a lightweight compound as a result of it dries extra rapidly, weighs much less and is less complicated to sand. For holes as much as 6 inches, use the California Patch. Bigger holes in a wall require a patch product of drywall, which can be commonly referred to as wall board or gypsum board.

If the crack is on a vertical or horizontal seam, fastidiously widen the crack with …